Once you have decided that you want to go ahead and file for divorce in Orange County or Los Angeles County, select an aggressive and experienced Orange County divorce attorney to get the process started.
Remember to have the following information ready to provide to your lawyer:
1. Name of your spouse 2. Date of Marriage 3. Date of Separation: this is the date you knew that the marriage was completely over and that there was no possibility of reconciliation or ever getting back together with your ex.
4. Name(s) and date(s) of birth of your children 5. Have a game plan and decide what kind of child custody you want and what type of custody/visitation you are willing to offer your ex.
6. Have the dates and addresses of the places where your children have lived for the past 5 years. This is to establish jurisdiction.
7. Write down a list of questions you want answered
Bottom line is to stay calm and relaxed. Although it is hard not to stress out and worry know that everything will fall into place and work out in the end. Hiring a prepared and experienced Orange County Divorce Attorney will get you top results.